AVID are recruiting.........


Job Title:  Communications Officer

Salary:  £28,000
Hours:  37.5 hours per week

The post holder will lead on all aspects of external communications and digital work, ensuring that AVID can extend its reach, accessibility and influence on behalf of people in immigration detention. Putting the voices and experience of people in detention front and centre of communications work, this is a unique opportunity to apply your communications and digital skills to raise the profile of a small charity which regularly punches above its weight in policy and influencing. Working closely with the Director, and AVID members, you will develop and deliver strong content across a range of online platforms, amplifying the voices of people in detention and the volunteers who support them. You will also apply your digital skills to creating new and innovative ways of servicing their membership and stakeholders, as well as building successful individual giving campaigns. 


Job Title:  Training & Membership Coordinator

Salary:  £26,000
Hours:   22.5 hours per week on a job share basis

The Training and Membership Coordinator role provides a strategic focus to their development work with groups who provide voluntary support inside detention. Responsible for managing the coordination of the AVID membership network, this is a varied role, working directly with their diverse members across the UK. AVID members are all independent organisations who come together to share best practice, learn from each other, share skills and work together to support people in detention. The Training and Membership Coordinator leads on all aspects of the development, coordination and cultivation of this network. This includes responsibility for coordinating and delivering AVID’s membership support programme of training, events, workshops and skills sharing on volunteering and immigration detention.  The post holder will work directly with the members to identify skills and training needs, development opportunities, to facilitate the sharing of skills and best practice across the network, and capacity building. As a liaison point and support hub for the network, the Training and Membership Coordinator fosters collaboration between organisations and ensures best practice standards are maintained. Relationship building is central to this role, as is an understanding of the needs of small charities and volunteers.
There is a particular emphasis in the role on working to develop support for migrants detained in prisons.


Closing Date for both vacancies 10 July 2020 @midday

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